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Employment Opportunity – Full Time FASD Community Advocate – Open Arms


Unlimited Potential is currently looking for an individual who has a passion for working with adults with FASD (men and/or women). Successful candidates must also be willing to act as a supportive advocate and mentor. Collaboration and advocacy with other professionals to develop plans that will assist our clients in being successful in meeting their goals.

  • The ideal candidate will possess:
    Individual must have a diploma/degree in Human Services or equivalent (mandatory) and 2 – 5 years combined experience working in community outreach programs
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team, demonstrating excellent interpersonal, organizational, time management and communication (oral and written) skills
  • An understanding of FASD and the secondary disabilities of individuals affected by FASD
  • Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture, customs and beliefs
  • Understanding of current and emerging issues of importance to Indigenous people and communities
  • The ability to identify the issues that surround poverty and demonstrate an extensive knowledge of resources and supports within the Edmonton area

Qualifications/Experience: Must have a diploma/degree in Human Services (if education is in Social Work, must be registered Social Worker with the Alberta College of Social Workers), 2-5 years combined experience working in community outreach programs, good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, able to manage time effectively, good conflict resolution skills, be results oriented, a team player and positive role model for others.
Other requirements: A current, clear Police Information Check, Intervention Record Check (dated within last 6 months), valid driver’s license, good driving record (less than 6 demerits), reliable vehicle with $1 million dollars insurance and must be confident with city and rural driving. Must be willing to work flexible hours within a 40 hour
work week.

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Unlimited Potential Community Services

15-02-23-UP-logo-concepts-13Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP) is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. Our goal is to restore stability and hope in the lives of children, youth, adults, and families so they can achieve personal independence and family unity. UP believes cultural tradition is an important part of mental wellness, so we incorporate the culture and traditions of our clients wherever possible. UP invites applicants who are passionate about providing quality support to our clients through a culturally sensitive approach and helping us to work together towards our goal to support each child and family to reach their full potential.
Program/Position overview:

The Family Specialist is responsible for the delivery of family support services to families in the Bridges Program at Unlimited Potential Community Services to facilitate family unification and preservation. Family Support Services are provided in the home and in the community to preserve the family as a unit, ensure child safety and family well-being. Support is given to families through empowerment, hands on in the moment teaching, skill development, providing information on child development, and helping
families develop an individual network of resources in their community. Family Support Workers provide integral support to families working towards family reunification through their involvement with supported Family visits. Family Support is immediate in nature and has a practical base.

This posting’s closing date has been extended to Dec 29, 2017
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Employment Opportunity: Unlimited Potential


Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP) is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. From the beginning, we were known as an organisation that wouldn’t give up on youth with emotional, developmental, and psychiatric challenges.

We are an accredited agency providing services to children, youth, adults, and families referred by provincial and territorial social services, health, and education authorities. Some private placements are possible, subject to government mandates.

Please take a peek at some of the positions we currently have open!





Bissell Centre Employment Opportunity – Cultural Coordinator

Bissell Centre

Currently, Bissell Centre is looking for the right individual to fill the position of Cultural Coordinator.  The Cultural Coordinator works directly with adults who are living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) to support home stability and goal achievement through a client-centered approach and wrap around services.

The Cultural Coordinator will act as a broker between the tenants and resources to enhance the tenant’s self-reliance within their home and community. The Cultural Coordinator will also provide guidance and support to enhance and develop programming that is inclusive to any interested participants.

The Cultural Coordinator will be based in-house, but will also work and represent Bissell Centre out in the community. They will be considered as an employee of the agency and therefore subject to the policies and workplace standards in place for employees.

Individuals must have the ability to respond quickly to individuals in crisis.

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FASD Employment Opportunity – Catholic Social Services

Community Outreach Worker

Posting #16-279

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Catholic Social Services is looking for an individual to fill the position of Community Worker with the Coaching Families Program.  As a worker in this position, you will be working with caregivers of children who have been diagnosed or suspected of having Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). The Coaching Families Program provides support, education, and advocacy to the families they serve. The mandate and goal of the program is to equip the family in having long term sustainability.


Degree/Diploma in Human Services (or equivalent) combined with two years’ experience working in community based-services and working with families has prepared you for this challenging and rewarding role. Knowledge and experience with a variety of disability resources, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, family stresses, grief and loss, substance abuse treatment and community-based services are preferred. A vehicle and valid Driver’s License is required.

This posting closes on October 31, 2016

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